The Spektrum Team has been investigating sporadic reports from DSMX transmitter owners using their products in DSM2 mode. We have discovered that in some rare instances, DSMX equipped transmitters with the Product ID (PID) within this bulletin, may have a backwards compatibility issue that could cause a "hold" with the following superseded DSM2 receivers: AR500, AR6100, AR6100E, AR6110, AR6110E, AR6200 and AR6300.
Note: This bulletin does not apply to DSM2 only transmitters.
If you have a DSMX transmitter with one of the following PIDs, please complete the Transmitter Service Request Form to receive a prepaid shipping label to send your transmitter to Horizon Hobby for a free firmware update.
The PID is located in the battery compartment of your transmitter.
Transmitters with affected PIDs may be found in the following products:
Blade mCP X RTF (BLH3500), E-flite Apprentice 15e RTF (EFL2725), Hangar 9 Alpha 40 DSM2 RTF (HAN4400) ,Hangar 9 P-51 Mustang MkII PTS RTF (HAN4425), Hobbyzone Super Cub DSM RTF (HBZ7400), ParkZone Radian RTF (PKZ4700), ParkZone P-51D BL DSM RTF (PKZ2200), ParkZone F4U Corsair RTF (PKZ4600), Phoenix R/C Pro Simulator 3.0 with DX5e (RTM30R5510/RTM30R55101).
PID's beginning with one of the following prefixes: HS, HH, HT, HE, HA
PID's beginning with one of the following prefixes: HS, HH, HT, HE, HA, HO, HM, HR
PID's beginning with the following prefix: HA
PID's beginning with the following prefix: TM
We apologize for this inconvenience. Horizon disclaims all liability and warranties for any consumer failing to act upon this product bulletin. Always check your transmitter and equipment prior to each flight.
Attention Blade mCP X Owners
Horizon Hobby is recalling the Main Rotor Head of the Blade mCP X ultra micro collective pitch helicopter.
Click HERE to see the CSPC recall information.
Horizon Product Support has received some reports from customers of Main Blade Grips and Main Rotor Blades releasing from the Main Rotor Head. The released Main Rotor Blades have the potential to strike and injure nearby persons
Horizon Product Development has updated the Main Rotor Head assembly and is offering the updated assembly free of charge to consumers. Please inspect your Main Blade Grips. If your helicopter does not have a "B" molded into the Main Blade Grips, cease use of your current Main Rotor Head immediately and complete the Blade mCP X Main Rotor Head Replacement Request form linked below.
Upon receiving your request, an updated head assembly will be sent to you free of charge (as supplies become available) along with prepaid packaging to send your original Main Rotor Head to Horizon at no cost.
Click here to see instructions on how to install your blade grips
We apologize for this inconvenience. Horizon disclaims all liability and warranties for any consumer failing to act upon this product bulletin.
Your Blade mCP X is a high-performance collective pitch helicopter with a rotorhead that is much more complex than that of most of the ultra micro helicopters you may have flown before. Unlike the rotor heads of most fixed pitch ultra micro helis, the mCP X rotor head has many more moving parts that require thorough inspection before every flight. Following the steps in this supplemental checklist will help you avoid unsafe flying conditions and keep your mCP X performing at its best.
Click Here to see the Supplement
No additional equipment is required to complete your Blade mCP X.
This helicopter will give transitioning pilots a more agile and capable collective pitch heli that will give them the confidence to master indoor aerobatics without the hesitance which comes with a larger outdoor only platform. Not to mention the cost makes it much more economical when learning.
It comes out of the box 100% factory built and equipped with a factory-installed Flybarless 3-in-1 Control Unit with Spektrum 2.4GHz DSM2 receiver, ESCs, and gyros. A ready-to-fly version with 2.4GHz DSM2 transmitter and a Bind-N-Fly version without transmitter, for those who already own a DSM2 aircraft transmitter, are available. Both variations include two 1S 200mAh 25c batteries, single port charger with AC adapter and a 1s High Current Ultra-Micro Battery Adapter Lead.
Using an integrated AS3X™ Digital Flybarless System, the heli gets up in the air without a mechanical flybar. The core of AS3X technology is a sophisticated, 3-axis digital sensor that stabilizes the rotor head and functions as a heading hold gyro. This, along with its powerful motors and high-precision cyclic servos, gives the mSR X a sense of stability and responsiveness no other collective-pitch heli its size can match.
The Ready to Fly helicopter comes with the DX4e. The helicopters' software has been designed to be used with the DX4e, DX5e, DX6i, DX7 and DX8 transmitters, while allowing commonly used collective pitch functionality such as throttle hold or stunt mode.
Repair and Setup Tutorials
|Gross Weight:||1.60 oz (45.5g)|
|Is Assembly Required:||No|
|Main Rotor Diameter:||9.65 in (245mm)|
|Rotor Type:||Collective Pitch Single Rotor|
|Tail Rotor Diameter:||1.40 in (36.5mm), 1.40 in (36.5mm)|
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